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Serologic Tests for Cytomegalovirus Infections

  • Monto Ho

Abstract

In this chapter we consider the various serologic tests that have been described for the diagnosis of CMV infection. The principles and background of each test are presented along with its utility. The technical details of each procedure are not described, as they have been admirably updated elsewhere (Lennette and Schmidt, 1979; Schmidt and Emmons, 1989). Tests for cellular immunity against CMV and their changes during and after various infections are described in Chapter 7.

Keywords

Complement Fixation Complement Fixation Test Early Antigen Complement Fixation Antibody Indirect Hemagglutination Assay 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monto Ho
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Public Health and School of MedicineUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Presbyterian-University HospitalPittsburghUSA

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